Use of 3,4-Diaminopyridine in the Treatment of Lambert-Eaton Syndrome (3 4-DAP)

Expanded access is currently available for this treatment.
Verified December 2014 by University of Colorado, Denver
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First received: March 22, 2013
Last updated: December 1, 2014
Last verified: December 2014

To learn more about the effect of 3, 4-Diaminopyridine (3,4-DAP) on patient diagnosed with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).

Condition Intervention Phase
Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Drug: 3, 4-Diaminopyridine
Phase 3

Study Type: Expanded Access     What is Expanded Access?
Official Title: Use of 3,4-Diaminopyridine(3 4-DAP)in the Treatment of Lambert-Eaton Syndrome (LEMS)

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Further study details as provided by University of Colorado, Denver:

Study Start Date: July 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2050
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2050 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be 18 years or older, diagnosed with LEMS.
  • If female, have a negative pregnancy test and, if premenopausal, be willing to practice an effective form of birth control during the study.
  • Tested and found by ECG not to have a prolonged QT syndrome.
  • Agree to have a second ECG at the time of peak drug effect.
  • Has understood and signed the Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Is known to have a sensitivity to 3, 4-DAP.
  • Has a history of past or current seizures, cardiac arrhythmia, hepatic, renal or hematologic disease or of severe asthma.
  • Is believed by the investigator to be unable to comply with the protocol.
  • Is unable to give informed consent.
  • Is pregnant.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01825395

Contact: Kathy Ales 6099217447

United States, Colorado
University of Colorado
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Contact: Janet Jones    303-724-2188      
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
Principal Investigator: Steven P Ringel, MD University of Colorado, Denver
  More Information

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Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver Identifier: NCT01825395     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 04-0567
Study First Received: March 22, 2013
Last Updated: December 1, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Immune System Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Neoplasms
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
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